At first glance, we thought it was soapstone or maybe polished black granite, but it's actually closer to butcher block.
These countertops are made from mahogany that's been stained and sealed. We've actually never seen this before! Wood countertops? Of course. But dark ones? Not so much.
The color gives a nice, crisp contrast to the white cabinets but still feels warm, which is just right for this Florida beach house that's filled with lots of wallpaper and cottage charm. It's the home of Barbara Baekgaard, who designs the preppy, quilted Vera Bradley line of bags and accessories.
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Of all the types of countertops out there... what do you think about this dark, polished wood?
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